Daily Archive: October 14, 2013

The Walking Dead Recap: 30 Days Without An Accident

It’s a new season and Walking Dead is back! This is no doubt scant consolation for you Breaking Bad fanatics currently writhing in withdrawal symptoms with no hope of relief but for us zombie...

For Your Safety and The Very Likely Marginal Safety of Others

“A fair number of accidents on the road may indeed be attributable to car malfunction of one sort or another, and the number would presumably accumulate over a large enough span, but that shouldn’t be the question. The question should be the extent to which an annual (or less) check of certain things reduces them to any significant degree. And whether each thing we are forcing people to address, in itself, would save lives. How many lives, and at what cost?”

Is Poverty Real?

An intellectual acknowledgment of poverty is not the same thing as believing in poverty and acting accordingly.

Believe It or Not

I am married.  My wife and I have a son.  He is six months old.  I have a job.  My wife has a job.  We both work full time. I am telling you these...

What’s in a Maiden Name?

A Facebook friend, and fellow female professor, recently made a status update that mentioned that her students call her “Mrs. X.” She is unmarried and has a doctorate. She signs her emails with “Dr....


Katherine breaks down Season One, Episode 20, Babylon Squared.